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“Came from a plant, eat it; made in a plant, don’t.” – Michael Pollan Perhaps eating healthier is one of the things you’d like to tweak this year. The problem with this is that there is so much confusion around the definition of healthy eating. I could write about this subject forever, so to avoid […]

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Revolutionary – 1. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a revolution, or a sudden, complete, or marked change: 2. radically new or innovative; outside or beyond established procedure, principles, etc… So, here we are on the first day of the first week of the New Year. Is today the day you […]

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“Two thirds of health care costs are driven by our daily choices  – WE are in the driver’s seat.” – Institute of Medicine, 2006 Welcome back to the third and final post of my celebration of Exercise is Medicine Month! Last week, I talked about Strength Training exercise. If you missed it, you can read […]

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“Two thirds of health care costs are driven by our daily choices  – WE are in the driver’s seat.” – Institute of Medicine, 2006 Welcome back to Part Two of my celebration of Exercise is Medicine Month! Last week, I talked about Cardio-respiratory exercise. If you missed it, you can read about it here. This […]

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“Two thirds of health care costs are driven by our daily choices  – WE are in the driver’s seat.” – Institute of Medicine, 2006 There’s a miracle drug that’s been on the market for a long time that: Reduces the risk of heart disease by 40% Increases the good cholesterol (HDL) Lowers the risk of […]

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    “The birth of that marvelous wish in your soul, the dawning of that secret dream was the Voice of God himself, telling you to arise and come up higher because he had need of you.” – Emmet Fox Each year around the beginning of December, from the time our son, Dillon, learned to write […]

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“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” – Meister Eckhart As I write this, a day before Thanksgiving, many of us are stressed out about the economy and are wondering what we have to be thankful for when our portfolios continue to tank and […]

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“When you are free to eat whatever you want, food quickly loses its power over you. you are able to eat ANYTHING, without eating EVERYTHING.” – Dr. Michelle May Well, next week is Thanksgiving and they’ve begun to show up in women’s magazines, newspapers, online and on TV – those obligatory articles with tips about […]

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“The key to resolving your struggle with weight and food does not lie in a magical, or even logical, combination of eating and exercise”– Dr. Michelle May Last time I talked about the perils of restrictive dieting and punishing exercise, as shown on the TV show, The Biggest Loser. Now, I want to introduce you […]

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“At what point will society begin to doubt the wisdom of dieting rather than the fortitude of dieters?” -Dr. Michelle May Long time, no blog! Hope that you have had a wonderful summer! Mine FLEW by! It was filled with lots of rewarding work on our home renovation, pleasant surprises from the Universe, visits from […]

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